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AVM Ovation SD 8.3 Streaming Preamplifier

AVM Ovation SD 8.3 Streaming Preamplifier

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SD is short for Streaming DAC---a new and incredibly versatile component that can serve as the core of the very finest systems, and is the perfect complement to AVM power amplifiers. Free Shipping to Continental US only !

AVM Ovation SD 8.3 Streaming Preamplifier

Analog preamplifier with AVM X-Stream Engine®: Apple AirPlay 2, Spotify® Connect, Roon Ready, TIDAL Connect, QOBUZ, UPnP, Webradio · Multiroom & Party Sync Mode · HiFi Bluetooth · Quad DAC 384kHz/32bit · DSD128 · 2 analog inputs ( XLR + Cinch ) · 6 digital inputs · Class-A headphone amplifier · Convenient control via RC X App for iOS & Android · Optional RC 9 remote control with color display.

The analog preamplifier features the exclusive 803T tube line stage for crystalline musical detail and delicacy, and a full range of inputs ( RCA and XLR analog, 7 different digital inputs including USB stick capability ) provide unmatched versatility. Two Sabre DACs provide balanced processing of PCM and DSD digital signals; Webradio and streaming from Qobuz, Tidal, Spotify Connect and UPnP allow for relaxed casual listening, and the SD 8.3’s Roon Ready status enables extended music discovery sessions. Whether it’s multi-room capability for gatherings and parties, or a high-quality Class A headphone amp for personal listening, this unit does it all. Versatile tone controls allow listeners to adapt sound to their preferences, and iOS and Android apps provide complete, intuitive control. A full-featured programmable remote control with color display is optional.

AVM Audio The Absolute Sound Editors Choice Award 2020 TAS Logo 20051901

“The OVATION SD 6.2 did not change the character of any recording, but it got the best out of my collection, and I went through one hell of a lot it because of the pleasure I had listening to this unit. Highly recommended!”

Editor’s Choice Award 2020!

The Absolute Sound, USA

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“Whether just for viewing, for technology lovers or simply for music fans, the new AVM OVATION Line offers something for everyone. The combination of SD 6.2 and SA 6.2 plays at the highest level and offers exactly what a modern system needs today.”

HiFi Einsnull, Germany

AVM Audio Modern HiFi Magazine Logo 19110401

“The sound quality and functionality offered here is unparalleled. Realistic timbres with warm musicality meet modern network technology. Look and workmanship are in a league of their own. Those who invest here are buying for the future.”

Modern HiFi, Germany

AVM Audio Stereoplay Magazine Highlight Award Weka Logo 19110202

“Top preamplifier with tremendous accuracy and thanks to the tube section with a good shot of emotionality. Those who like goose bumps while listening to music will find a sophisticated, expandable preamplifier with a powerful streamer and a modern app.”



Tube Line Stage

SD 8.3: OVATION 803 T

Analog Inputs

1 x RCA, 1 x XLR

Analog Outputs

1 x XLR, 1 x Line/Fix Out RCA, 1 x Pre/Var Out RCA

Digital Inputs

2 x S/PDIF Coax, 2 x S/PDIF Optical, 1 x USB A ( Stick/HDD ), 1 x USB B, 1 x AES/EBU

Digital Outputs

1 x S/PDIF Coax, 1 x S/PDIF Optical


HiFi Bluetooth ( 4.2 Standard )


DSD128 ( 5.6 MHz ) via USB B

Music Streaming

AirPlay, Roon Ready, Spotify Connect, HIGHRESAUDIO / QOBUZ / TIDAL Connect (HiRes Quality), UPnP


Multi-room & Party Sync Mode with all RC X App compatible AVM models


Webradio via Airable Internet Radio Station Database (automatic updates)


Ethernet ( 10/100Mbps ), Wi-Fi ( 802.11a/b/g/n/ac ) 2.4/5GHz

Tone Control

Balance, Bass, Treble, scalable Loudness

Headphone Output

Class-A 6,35 mm

Trigger Outputs

2 x 3,5 mm

Included Remote Control

RC X App for iOS & Android

Optional Remote Controls

RC 9 RF/IR Remote Control with color display (programmable)


Aluminum Silver, Aluminum Black, CELLINI Chrome

Product Dimensions

13.9" ( L ) x 16.9" ( W ) x 5.1" ( H )

Product Weight

26.4 lbs

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